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Lawsuits: Mississippi capital city's water harms children

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Two new lawsuits claim hundreds of children have been exposed to dangerous lead levels through the drinking water in Mississippi’s capital city. Jackson has been facing water system problems for…

MSDH reports 422 COVID-19 cases and nine deaths

Today MSDH is reporting an additional 422 cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and nine deaths. These deaths occurred between October 3 and October 19. Mississippi's total of COVID-19 cases is now 500,708, with 9,977 deaths.

MSU president's contract extended through 2025

The Mississippi Board of Trustees of Institutions of Higher Learning has renewed the contract of MSU President Mark E. Keenum for a four-year term ending June 30, 2025, at his present compensation. Keenum is now in his 13th year of…

Complimentary Breakfast with business champions

The Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce’s Diversity Council is hosting a complimentary breakfast this Friday and attendees will be treated with more than just good food. The Chamber’s Diversity Chair…

Workforce Wednesday: Seasonal Work

The holidays are upon us and so is the need for seasonal workers. On this Workforce Wednesday, Goodwill’s Chief Workforce and Economic Development Officer Kimberly Hall is in studio to discuss seasonal…

MSDH reports 448 COVID-19 cases and 11 deaths

Today MSDH is reporting an additional 448 cases of COVID-19 in Mississippi and 11 deaths. Ten of these deaths occurred between October 6 and October 19. An additional death occurred on October 14, identified from death certificate reports. Mississippi's total…

Memorial Updates COVID-19 Testing Locations

Due to decreased demand, Memorial has closed its drive-thru COVID-19 testing location. COVID-19 testing can be done at any Memorial Walk-In Clinic. Starting this week, every Memorial Walk-In Clinic will provide COVID-19 testing. Walk-in clinic information can be found here: https://www.gulfportmemorial.com/find-a-location?taxonomy=walk-in-clinic. Patients experiencing…